Harold Edgar Taylor (1887 - 1959)

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Harold Edgar Taylor
1887 - 1959
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1887
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1959
Park, Australia
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Park, Australia
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Harold Edgar Taylor was born in 1887. He was born to Thomas Taylor and Elizabeth Watkins Taylor. He died in 1959 in Park, Australia at 72 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Harold Edgar Taylor died in 1959 in Park, Australia at 72 years of age. He was born in 1887. He was born to Thomas Taylor and Elizabeth Watkins Taylor.

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In 1887, in the year that Harold Edgar Taylor was born, on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

In 1896, when he was merely 9 years old, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

In 1927, when he was 40 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1945, he was 58 years old when on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1959, in the year of Harold Edgar Taylor's passing, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

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